Upstream information

CVE-2018-14438 at MITRE

Description

In Wireshark through 2.6.2, the create_app_running_mutex function in wsutil/file_util.c calls SetSecurityDescriptorDacl to set a NULL DACL, which allows attackers to modify the access control arbitrarily.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 6.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1102012 [RESOLVED / WORKSFORME]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 wireshark Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA wireshark Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA wireshark Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 wireshark Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 wireshark Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS wireshark Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 wireshark Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS wireshark Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS wireshark Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS wireshark Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 wireshark Not affected